Bottle Rocket

The movie that almost broke a small town.

Way back in the early days of my video store life, I saw this gem, the first film from Wes Anderson, at 2 AM and fell in love.

Roused from sleep by a nasty headache, the tale of bumbling wannabe thieves struck something deep within me.

And thus I pledged that if we got three VHS copies (at eye-popping old school ’90s prices), I would rent those babies a combined 300 times.

I did, and at least nine people remain thrilled about it to this day.

The other 291 families? They’ll get over it.


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